Found October 01, 2011 on Tennis Panorama :
Romina Oprandi (Photo by Craig Glover) By Steve Pratt LAS VEGAS, Nev., (Oct. 1, 2011) – The day started with an added doubles match carried over a day because of rain and ended prematurely with an injury default.on semifinal Saturday at the third annual Lexus of Las Vegas Open.   American Alexa Glatch will play top-seeded Romina Oprandi in Sunday’s singles final at 11 a.m.  Oprandi, a surging Italian, enjoyed a career victory over former world No. 1 Kim Clijsters in June on the WTA Tour.   Following ample rest, Glatch will also compete in the doubles final at the $50,000 USTA Pro Circuit event taking place at the Red Rock Country Club in Summerlin.   “It’s never the way you want to win but it feels great to be in the final,” Glatch told the crowd after 2009 Lexus of Las Vegas champion Regina Kulikova was forced to retire from her match at 1-1 in the first set because of a recurring neck injury. “I’ve never played Romina before but I think it’s going to be a good final. We both have ...
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